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Introduction to auto-x [message #55849] Sat, 07 November 2009 10:58 Go to next message
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Found this off solo2.com site. May be useful for new drivers.

http://www.rmsolo.org/rmsoloschool/index.html

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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #55858 is a reply to message #55849] Sat, 07 November 2009 20:21 Go to previous messageGo to next message
pault1 is currently offline  pault1   United States
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Cliff,
Nice find, RM region put a lot of resources into that. Suggesting that moderators 'sticky' this in the newbie area!


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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #55862 is a reply to message #55849] Sat, 07 November 2009 21:44 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I have some quibbles with the line theory posted on a couple of those pages, but overall a great tool to introduce newcomers to autocross!

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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #55909 is a reply to message #55862] Mon, 09 November 2009 07:10 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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It's interesting that RM Division's handbook states "The shortest distance is seldom the fastest." To me, the "Colorado Line" around a lot of corners IS the shortest distance.

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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #74384 is a reply to message #55849] Wed, 15 December 2010 08:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Hello, new here and building a 1973 plymouth duster pro touring car. It's not the typical car people use for protouring, but over the past 3 years the parts to make these cars handle has blown up.

A current picture in its very boat-like handling stance:
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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #99290 is a reply to message #74384] Sat, 30 March 2013 11:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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THIS IS GREAT! I'm a noob and this helped a lot because it is very clear and concise. Many introductory materials on the web have so much going on in it that it is hard to focus and remember everything compared to this presentation. thanks for the post

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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #120203 is a reply to message #55849] Thu, 09 March 2017 12:22 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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From: *hsd1.ca.comcast.net
Ancient thread, but it's been stickied because new folks need advice. Unfortunately many of their links are broken. As of right now, Rocky Mountain's site document for new autocross drivers is at https://www.rmsolo.org/coneclps/NoviceGD.pdf

Other than not having updated to Street class versus the old Stock, it still has some good info. Of course, there is also info at San Francisco Region site.
http://www.sfrautox.com/?page_id=884

So check it out, then ask questions here, or wherever autocrossers gather.
PT


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Re: Introduction to auto-x [message #120205 is a reply to message #120203] Thu, 09 March 2017 14:07 Go to previous message
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